Support

The Luminarts Cultural Foundation cultivates Chicago’s vibrant arts community by supporting exemplary young artists through its competitive programs that offer financial awards, artistic opportunities, and mentoring that bridge the gap between education and career.

Interested in making a gift to Luminarts?

  • To make an online contribution via credit card, please click here.
  • To make a gift over the phone, please call Marlena Dzis, Development Director, at (312) 692-2379.
  • To make a gift via check, please send your check, made out to “Luminarts Cultural Foundation” to:

Attn: Marlena Dzis
Development Director, Luminarts Cultural Foundation
65 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60604-3598

Are you a member of the Union League Club of Chicago? If you are a Union League Club of Chicago Member and would like to use your ULC Member Number to make a contribution please contact Luminarts at (312) 435-5961 or info@luminarts.org to provide your ULC Member Number and contribution amount.

Questions or comments? Please contact Marlena Dzis, Development Director, at marley@luminarts.org or (312) 692-2379.


Thank You to Our 2019 Donors

This list reflects gifts made between January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019. Luminarts sincerely apologizes for any omissions or spelling errors. Please contact Marlena Dzis, Development Director, at 312-692-2379 or marley@luminarts.org with any corrections.

$10,000+

Paul M. Angell Family Foundation
BMO Wealth Management
Mr. Tilden Cummings Jr.
Mr. Frank M. De Vincentis
Mr. Richard D. Doermer
Ms. Myrna W. Kaplan
Dr. Sally Metzler and George Dunea, MD
Mr. Jay Morton and Mr. Michael Phillips
Ms. Cherilyn G. Murer
Mr. William E. Richards
Wintrust Wealth Management

$5,000 – 9,999

Ms. Roxanne J. Decyk and Dr. Lew Watts
Mrs. Mary and Mr. Lionel Go
Mr. Richard and Mrs. Stacie Immesberger
Ms. Linda J. Jakubs and Mr. William S. Wigoda
Mrs. Karen and Mr. Robert Jones
Mr. Gerould and Mrs. Jewell Kern
Ms. Kimberly A. Palmisano
Mr. Stephen J. Schlegel
Edward S. Sprague Foundation
Hon. Rhoda Sweeney Drucker and Mr. Fred Drucker
Mr. Hunt Tackbary and Ms. Mackenzie Madsen
The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation Incorporated
Mrs. Helen Zell

$2,500 – 4,999

BTC Trust Company of South Dakota
Mrs. Gretchen Anne Burch
Mr. Mike and Mrs. Cheryl Del Campo
Ms. Celine M. Fitzgerald
Mr. Scott and Mrs. Edie Fortman
Mrs. Becky and Mr. Raul Galvan
Mr. Michael C. Goode
Mr. Patrick J. Herbert
Mrs. Mary and Mr. Brian Herbstritt
Mr. Thomas Karaba and Ms. Marsha Hoover
Mr. James F. Kinoshita and Ms. Merrillyn J. Kosier
Mr. Zach Leonard
Mrs. Lindsay and Mr. Kyle Mackey
North Star Investment Management Inc.
Mrs. Julianna and Mr. Tom Tancredi
Thompson Coburn LLP

$1,000 – 2,499

Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Mr. Norman J. Beles
Mr. Eric and Mrs. Karen Boyd
Ms. Peggy N. Boyer and Mr. Reed Parker
Mr. Bruce W. Breitweiser
Dr. Muhammad Munir Chaudry
Mrs. Terri D’Ancona
Mrs. Constance and Mr. John L. Donnelly
Mr. James R. Gillespie
Mr. Jerome Gilson
Mrs. Marilynn and Mr. Ronald Grais
Mr. David Hanson
Mr. David A. Helverson and Mr. Stephen Alvey
Mr. and Mrs. Jock G. Howland
Mr. Jason Kalajainen and Mr. Joshua Shames
Mrs. Mary Keefe Reddin and Mr. Christopher Reddin
Ms. Diana Levin
Mr. Kenneth Lorch
Mr. Kerry James Marshall
Ms. Martha Jahn Martin and Mr. Lee Martin
Metzner Family Foundation
Ms. Emily F. Moreno
Mr. Matt R. Olaveson and Mr. Adam G. Vitale
Ms. Audrey Ratner
Ms. Nancy A. Ross and Mr. Philip Dodson
Mr. Robert and Mrs. Viki Ryan
Mr. Richard Ryan
Mr. Steven G. Schermerhorn
Shade Family Foundation
Mrs. Amy Shade and Mr. David Shade Jr.
Ms. Joan M. Solbeck
Supera Family Foundation
Mr. Thomas G. Teichgraeber
Ms. Pallavi Verma
Mr. Douglas K. Walker
Ms. Josephine L. Washuk
Mr. David and Mrs. Mary Whitehurst

$500 – 999

Mr. Mark and Mrs. Lynne Arizmendi
Mr. Dhamitha Arsakularatna and Ms. Sandra Djordjevic
Ms. Susan Marie Aurinko
Mrs. Donna J. Aylesworth
Ms. Sherine S. Azzam
Mr. Bruce Jay Baker
Mrs. Norma and Mr. William Beckemeier
Mrs. Rebecca and Mr. Richard Beem
Ms. Kimberly A. Brown
Mr. Greg Cameron and Mr. Greg Thompson
Ms. Ellen Cantrowitz
Mrs. Marcia and Mr. Barry Cesafsky
Mr. Jeffrey O. Chen and Ms. Victoria Cheng
Ms. Marion Clemens
Mrs. Alexis and Mr. Craig Eyler
Dr. Lisa Freeman and Dr. Doug Rose
The Philip M. Friedmann Family Charitable Trust
Mr. Joseph Galli
Mr. Steven Goodwin
Mr. James C. Goss
Mrs. Karen Hagberg
Mr. Keith A. Hebeisen
Mr. Terry R. Hendrickson
Ms. Willa Igligzen
Ms. L. Jessica Jagielnik
Mr. Paul Kassel
Mr. Robert D. Kreisman
Mr. John F. Lemker Jr.
Mrs. Carol and Judge Benjamin Mackoff
Mrs. Jessica Lara McCarthy
Mr. Lawrence V. Morrison
Ms. Corinne S. Morrissey
Mr. William and Mrs. Patricia Nissen
Mr. James V. Noonan
Mr. Ken Norgan
Ms. Elizabeth Anne Peters
Mr. Seaton Tinsley Preston III
Mr. Chauncey H. Robinson
Mrs. Ann and Mr. Sid Saltz
Mr. Hugh J. Schwartzberg
Mr. Ronald Seliga
Ms. Gloria Brooks Shapiro
Mr. Maol Murray Sloan
Ms. Ellen Soren
Mrs. Susan and Mr. Martin Stock
The Strobel Family Charitable Fund
Mr. Theodore Tabe
Ms. Ana Tannabaum
Mr. Oscar S. Tatosian
Mr. Charles W. Teel Jr.
Mrs. Mary Toohey
Mrs. Kay and Mr. Craig Tuber
Mr. John P. Vaile
Mrs. I.B. Weil
Mr. William Weinstein
Mr. Clayton Wilson
Ms. Diane Woods
Mr. Richard Demarest Yant

$250 – 499

A. N. & Pearl G. Barnett Family Foundation
Mr. James B. Begley
Ms. Sandra Williams Blakemore
Ms. Stephanie Anne Capps
Mr. Linton J. Childs
Mr. Mark W. Coe
Mr. Edward L. Cooper III
Mr. Alva Crist
Ms. Cynthia L. Doloughty
Ms. Marilyn Beth Dresser
Ms. Merilee Elliott
Ms. Kathleen M. Flanagan
Mrs. Patricia and Mr. Thomas Gahlon
Mr. Richard L. Handley
Ms. Regina B. Harris
Ms. Kathy Hatseras
Mrs. Bobbie Huskey
Mr. Richard P. Hyland
Ms. Peggy Jones
Mr. Glen Knight
Mr. William N. Krucks
Mr. Phillip Liederbach
Ms. Julia Liu
Ms. Marilyn Pearl Loesberg
Mrs. Susan and Mr. Allen Lynch
Mr. Jerry Manne
Mr. Douglas Marshall
Mr. John Q. McKinnon
Dr. Sam Mikaelian
Mr. James J. Morgan
Mrs. Mary and Mr. Frank Niederman
Mr. Thomas F. Olenick
Ms. Nina Owen
Mr. Joel Rabb
Mr. Timo Rehbock
Mrs. Solvig Robertson
Ms. Laurel Anne Rundle
Mr. Michael Schuette
Dr. Emanuel Semerad
Mr. Zane Smith
Mrs. Joan L. Stansberry
Ms. Jane Stevens
Mr. Clark L. Wagner
Mr. Paul J. Wisner
Mr. Milton M. Wood

$150 – 249

Mr. Andrew Adam
Mr. K. Stephen Anderson
Mrs. Julia and Mr. Larry Antonatos
Ms. Julie Z. Baskes
Mr. Robert D. Becker
Mr. Thomas C. Bitsky Sr.
Msgr. Michael M. Boland
Mr. Jeffrey William Bruner
Dr. Martin C. Burke
Judge Michael Thomas Caldwell
Mr. Kenneth Paul Caniglia
Mr. Erik Edward Cempel
Mr. Thomas Robert Corsiglia
Mr. Christopher R. D’Andrea
Ms. Sarah de Blasio
Mr. Matthew Ryan Farrell
Ms. Amy Starr Feder
Ms. Sally Feder
Mr. William C. Glynn
Ms. Marsha Feder Goldstein
Mr. James C. Green
Mr. Lewis B. Greenblatt
Mr. Thomas M. Hazlett
Mr. Michael Hensler
Ms. Kimberlee S. Herold
Mr. Dennis Hughes
Mr. Matthew J. Iverson
Dr. Albert O. Jacobson PhD
Mr. Charles H. Jesser
Mr. David J. Jolivette
Mrs. Lynn F. Jones
Mr. Christopher and Mrs. Melissa Klimek
Ms. Janice J. Knight
Ms. Diane Kordecki
Mr. Timothy Larocca
Ms. Louise M. LaRue
Mr. Andrew W. Levenfeld
Mr. Ronald G. Lindenberg
Mr. Lee E. Martin Jr.
Mrs. Michele and Mr. Neal McCrillis
Mr. Tony B. McGuire PE
Mr. Charles L. Milett
Mr. Dennis Minkel
Ms. Kimberly Moran Irizarry
Rev. Craig Biddick Mousin
Mr. Bert C. Nicholson
Mr. John A. O’Connor
Mr. Michael D. Olesen
Mr. Frank P. Orzel
Mr. Anthony C. Pescatore
Mr. Shaun and Mrs. Nora Powers
Mr. Neil J. Prendergast
Mr. Mark H. Prince
Mrs. Richard L. Prins
Ms. Kathleen A. Redding
Mr. Daniel E. Reidy
Mr. Harry G. Robertson
Mr. Scott Roeth
Mr. John W. Schladweiler
Mrs. Karen A. Schlueter
Mr. Paul W. Shade
Mr. Jeffrey S. Sharp
Mr. Jonathan F. Siedlecki
Ms. Joan Slavin and Mr. Chuck Marcotte
Mr. William M. Sneed
Mr. Lawrence G. Staat
Mr. Kristofer K. Swanson
Mrs. Peggy and Mr. James Swartchild
Mr. Stephen P. Thomas
Mr. William C. Vonder Heide
Mr. Dennis P. Walsh
Mrs. Lynn Werner
Ms. Brooke M. Wiseman
Mr. Keith E. Yavitt
Ms. Linda Zuker